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Padiham school Christmas Fair raises £800

With the festive period in full swing, parents and pupils alike enjoyed a "superb day" at St Leonard's Church of England Primary School's Christmas Fair.

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Primary school staff at Northlight

Improving young lives in Burnley

Lancashire Adult Learning has hosted a primary school partnership event to support a Burnley Council initiative aiming to improve the lives of the borough’s youngest citizens.

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The Children's University could be coming to Burnley

Children's University heading to Burnley

Children as young as five could soon be going to university in Burnley.

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Jeremy Tousch

French student's bonjour to Burnley

A French student has bid au revoir to home and said bonjour to Burnley as he prepares for a new life in England.

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Christmas calf show at Myerscough College

Christmas calf show is moo-velous says College

A Christmas calf show organised by agriculture students from Myerscough College has helped boost funds for charity.

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Young people are taking out substantial loans to pay for courses without much effective help and advice

Spending watchdog raises 'mis-selling' concern over university degree courses

Graduates in England are saddling themselves with £50,000 of debt while potentially being "mis-sold" degree courses by universities, the Government's spending watchdog has said.

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The Thomas Whitham Sixth Form students at AMS Neve.

Burnley sixth form visit local electronics manufacturer

A group of lucky Year 12 students from a Burnley sixth form have been treated to a tour around a local sound engineering company .

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Hameldon Community College

Axe poised to fall on troubled Burnley school

A troubled Burnley high school is set to close after councillors said they were left with "no other option".

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Winter Wonderland spectacular attracts 4,000 visitors

Burnley College was transformed into a magical Winter Wonderland at the weekend to help the community celebrate the start of the festive season.

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Burnley school wins regional finals of national maths competition

Burnley school wins regional finals of national maths competition

A Burnley school is in with a shot of making it to the National Young Mathematicians’ Awards Grand Finals after beating away stiff competition from other local primary schools in the regional finals held at at Explore Learning Burnley.

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Students from Blessed Trinity RC College at their awards evening.

Students honoured at awards evening

Talented high flyers, and students who have overcome adversity, were among those honoured at an awards night.

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The young peace "graduates" from St Augustine's RC Primary School in Burnley.

Young peace graduates are the pride of their school

Pupils from a Burnley primary school have received their caps and gowns after graduating on a course that taught them about peace and understanding.

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A question mark hangs over the future of Hameldon Community College in Burnley

Campaign launched to save school threatened with closure

Teachers, parents and supporters of a Burnley school that is facing closure have launched a petition in a bid to keep it open.

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Amy Wilkinson and Jacob Lewis conduct an experiment at the Blessed Trinity Science Club.

Science mad students test Big Bang theory

Flames, fake blood and foaming pumpkins are helping to make science fun at Burnley's Blessed Trinity RC High School.

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Tom Duxbury

Teacher Tom is education ambassador

A teacher from Nelson has become an ambassador for the North West region as part of the national #teacherschangelives campaign.

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Lancashire County Council will meet next week to consider a proposal to close Burnley's Hameldon High School.

D Day for troubled Burnley school

D Day is looming for a troubled Burnley school that has been plagued by problems since it first opened a decade ago.

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Cyber-bullying is a growing problem

New poll says pupils are still afraid they might be bullied

It is as old as school itself but, despite major reforms and developments in education, one topic, bullying, still appears to be an issue.

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Award winning Carole (right) with TV presenter Annabel Tiffin and Tia.

Teacher Carole's surprise TV award

A bright idea, to help a little girl in her class who is battling cancer, has earned a Padiham teacher a top TV award.

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Highly commended Andrew Routh-Smith (far right) with other Themis award winners and their programme leader Wayne McIntosh (fourth from left)

Apprentice Andrew among top in the country

A highly skilled engineering apprentice from Burnley has proved he is among the best in the country

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Michael Jones (second from left) presents his cheque for the trip to Lourdes to three of the teachers who are going (left to right) Lindsay Bleazard, John Kelly and Laura Murray.

Teachers prepare for mercy mission

A group of teachers from Burnley are to lead a group of children on a pilgrimage to Lourdes next year.

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